Cookridge Recycling Site

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Contact Details

  • Address: Cookridge Hall, Leeds LS16 7NL
  • GPS: 53.8617637,-1.6098609
  • Phone: 0113 203 0000

Opening Times

  • Monday 6am-10pm
  • Tuesday 6am-10pm
  • Wednesday 6am-10pm
  • Thursday 6am-10pm
  • Friday 6am-10pm
  • Saturday 8am-8pm
  • Sunday 8am-8pm

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Cookridge Recycling Site specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Cookridge Hall, Leeds LS16 7NL.

Materials accepted

It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:

  • Glass

Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.

The Recycling Site is for use with residents from the local area to dispose of their recyclable items, and is controlled by Leeds Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.

Schedule

Cookridge Recycling Site is closed on public holidays irrespective of the day of the week the date falls upon. It is usually open at the following times:

  • Monday: 6am-10pm
  • Tuesday: 6am-10pm
  • Wednesday: 6am-10pm
  • Thursday: 6am-10pm
  • Friday: 6am-10pm
  • Saturday: 8am-8pm
  • Sunday: 8am-8pm

Residents who wish to access the site with a large vehicle, such as a van or trailer, must contact the recycling centre to book an appointment and obtain a permit before their visit. Permits are free. It can be contacted via phone, email or online booking form.

Cookridge Recycling Site can be contacted on 0113 203 0000 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.

Environment Agency online services

Recycling collections

Hazardous waste disposal service

EA local offices

Rubbish collection day search

Frequently asked questions about Cookridge Recycling Site

How to book a slot for recycling centre?

To visit a household waste recycling center you need to book an appointment in advance. To book an appointment at your nearest recycling center, you can visit their website and book your appointment online.

If the website of your tip does not have this function enabled, you can contact your nearest tip by phone to schedule your visit to the recycling center. In any of the cases, after your booking, you should receive a confirmation email.

When does the recycling centre open?

The disposable materials that we generate in our homes, depending on whether they are treated correctly or not, end up in landfills or household waste recycling centers.

A landfill is a site designated to dispose of the waste we generate. Typically, at these designated sites, large holes are built into which garbage is buried.

The recycling centers or household waste recycling centers, are places where recyclable waste is collected, separated and laid up, to be later transferred to another area or facility for recycling or transformation.

What can you put in a blue recycling bin?

In the UK, recycling centers and rubbish collection services commonly use blue bins to identify dry waste such as:

  • Paper
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Cardboard
  • Unwanted mail
  • Telephone directories and catalogs
  • Cereal boxes (without the plastic liner)
  • Egg cartons
  • Greeting cards
  • Drink and food cans

However, not always the container for dry recyclables is blue. Some municipalities use red recycling containers or some even issue blue and red containers for this type of material.

To have precise information, you can consult your nearest recycling center.

How much recycling is actually recycled in the UK?

The recycling rate in the UK has increased in recent years, but so has the generation of waste.

The percentage that is recycled in the UK so far is approximately 45% of the waste generated.

The latest report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) indicates that the waste generated in British homes amounts to approximately 26 million tonnes of waste each year, of which only 12 million are recycled. The other 14 million tons end up in landfills.

Recycling symbols and what they mean?

Recycling symbols are those images that appear on all kinds of products, articles and packaging so that consumers know what type of waste they are (recyclable or non-recyclable) and what material they are made of.

Recycling symbols are important because they guide us to manage our waste well. However, there are some products and packaging that have not been properly labeled and do not contain a recycling label.

If you have waste that you don’t know how to classify, contact your nearest recycling center.



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